How to Sign Up

1. First navigate to this page:

 2. Click “Add” for the CompX2 Event:

3.Follow the registration steps. Please note that even though it says $0.00, the actual $15 dollar registration fee will automatically be added on checkout.

4.Navigate to the Team Sign Up form. Only one member of the team needs to fill this out, but must include all members emails.

About CompX2

CompX2 or (Comp Comp, which stands for Computer Competition) is a coding competition hosted at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley. Teams of 3 or less people can compete in two divisions (novice or advanced) to solve unique computer programming problems and puzzles. The Competition is divided into two parts. The first part of the contest will be coding based. This section will be tested with Java, C++, and other programming languages. The second section is puzzle based. This will not involve any coding, and competitor will be solving select puzzles that will involve both skill and keenness.

Program Logistics

CompX2 2018 will be held on March 17, 2018 from 8AM-4PM. Please make sure you arrive during the registration window (8AM-8:30AM) so that we can get everyone seated in time. This competition will have a small registration fee, and we will provide lunch. We are working on our agenda, which will be posted below when ready:

What to Bring

The following items are required:

  1. One (1) computer, laptop, tablet, or other computing device that is capable of accessing the internet. During the contest, each team is only allowed to use one computer, however, feel free to bring backup computers.
  2. Writing Utensils such as, but not limited to, pencils, pens, erasers, and markers. You can use these items to brainstorm ideas and to write pseudocode. It will come in handy when you work out the puzzle problems.

The following items are recommended:

  1. Charging Cable. We will offer some power cords for you to charge your laptops in.
  2. Small Mascots.

The following items are prohibited for use during contest:

  1. Peripherals. Any peripherals, including mice and keyboards, are not allowed during this contest.
  2. External Monitors. No external monitors will be allowed during this contest. The computing device must be able to run by itself without an external monitor.
  3. Personal Hotspot Devices. Devices such as, but not limited to, myfi, hotspot sharer, or phones that can broadcast a hotspot signal are not allowed during the contest.

Note: Additional items may be added or removed from this list and the contest rules. Please check the contest rules document for the most updated and full version for what to bring.


CompX2 2018 will be featuring a variety prizes, featuring items such as hard drives, keyboards, rubber ducks, and even fidget spinners. We will give out more than 20 prizes, with total value of over 900 dollars!


We currently do not have any sponsors! If you wish to sponsor us, please contact us at [email protected] Thanks!

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

What can I bring into the event?
Teams are only allowed to use one (1) laptop during the competition. Please bring your own writing material (ex: pencils, pens, erasers, etc.). We will be providing you with both competition packets and scratch paper. No external peripherals (keyboards, mouse, monitors) will be allowed. However, you are allowed to bring along your mascot! For more information, please check our contest rules document or the what to bring section.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Feel free to email us at [email protected] or use the contact form below.

When will the event start sign up?
We are working as hard as we can to plan out all the logistics. Once we have everything confirmed (expect mid-January 2018), we will reupdate this exact event with tickets available to buy. Please make sure to join our email group here to receive all the latest updates about the competition. If you join our mailing group, we will send you a reminder whenever we release the tickets.

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